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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 16, 2009 5:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tell's personal guide to Trolls...

I have heard that before from some natives (knew a couple guys from way back; 83 was a big yr with the 76ers finally winning). I also know how folks do like to "own" their derogatory but loving terms for local sites, sorta funny really...like in the Bay Area, we could always call SF "The City" (did you know Warriors uniforms had that on them once?) but hated it when outsiders called it "Frisco"...

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Poster: Finster Baby Date: Dec 16, 2009 7:09am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tell's personal guide to Trolls...

You mean that Warriors team that used to be in Philly???
Man..people are stealin' all our shit...LOL

As to the Spectrum..I was joking of course. I know referring to it as the rectum is pretty universal. I have seen literally hundreds of events at the Spectrum in my life, and I honestly am going to miss it when it is gone...

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 16, 2009 7:41am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tell's personal guide to Trolls...

Ha--great one! I hadn't thought of that while posting on the Warriors (duh!?)....maybe AZ should've stolen the Eagles instead of the Cards, eh?

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Poster: elbow1126 Date: Dec 16, 2009 7:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Tell's personal guide to Trolls...

You may recall, they tried. Long time owner Leonard Tose lost a ton of money at the casinos and considered an offer to move the team to AZ back in 1983 or 84. He ended up selling the team to a former resident of Philly, Miami car dealer Norman Braman who was initially hailed as a savior for keeping the team in town. He ended up being a terrible owner who preferred vacationing in France to actually signing his players to contracts, resulting in a huge number of holdouts and then with free agency the loss of players like Reggie White without even attempting to sign them.